Resources and Links

Chapters and National AAP Website Links
National Resources
Local Resources
Nutrition and Food Insecurity Resources
Children’s Health
Residency Program
Specialy Societies
Foster Care
Immunization Resources
School Health

Chapters and National AAP Website Links

Chapter 2 (Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside; San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura)

Chapter 3 (San Diego and Imperial Counties)

Chapter 4 (Orange County)

District IX (California)

National AAP Website


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National Resources 

How to Submit a Resolution
American Board of Pediatrics
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Autism Speaks
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
CDC-Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
Children’s Defense Fund
National Association of Children's Hospitals
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
SAHM (Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine)
U.S. National Library of Medicine
United States Consumer Product Safety Commission
USDA Food and Nutrition Services



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California Resources

California Department of Public Health 

California Smokers' Helpline

Children Now

Cease California


Department of Health Care Services

First 5 California

Kids Mental Health

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Nutrition and Food Insecurity Resources


Association of California Foodbanks

California 211


California Partnership

California Department of Food and Agriculture

California Food Policy Advocates

CA Center for Public Health Advocacy

Feeding America

No Kid Hungry

Roots of Change



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Children’s Health

California Children’s Services

Child Health and Disability Prevention Program

California Healthy kids

California Department of Education

California Coverage of Health Initiatives

California Medical Association

California School Health Centers Association


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Foster Care

Supporting Youth in Foster Care in Making Healthy Choices: A Guide for Caregivers and Caseworkers on Trauma, Treatment, and Psychotropic Medications:

Child Welfare Information Gateway Library:

AAP Policy Statements and Technical Reports, September 2015 - Health Care Issues for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care and Kinship Care:

Fostering Health: Health Care for Children and Adolescents in Foster Care, 2005:

The Pediatric Role in the Care of Children in Foster and Kinship Care: Pediatrics in Review, 2012 33:496-508. Need to access through AAP published journals:

Healthy Foster Care America:

I'm Getting Ready for my Next Move—Into Adulthood!

Foster Care Champions:  Providers who have special interest and knowledge about their county’s foster care system who are available  if you have questions or problems with providing care for your county’s foster children. 

Alameda County:  Diane Halberg   dhalberg [at]

Contra Costa County: Abraham Rice   Abraham.Rice [at]

Del Norte County: Karolina Dembinski   Kdembinski [at]

Fresno County: Phil Hyden phyden [at]

Kings County: Phil Hyden   phyden [at]

Madera County: Phil Hyden  phyden [at]

Mendocino County: Danielle Dixon  dr3palm [at]

Merced County: Phil Hyden   phyden [at]

Placer County: Katy Carlsen katypc64 [at] (katypc64 [at]  and Angie Vickers  RosasAJ [at]  

Sacramento County: Rachel Weinreb  archhoop [at]  and Angie Vickers  (RosasAJ [at] (Vickeaj [at]

San Francisco County: Chris Stewart and Jennifer Axelrod  chris.stewart [at] and Jessica.axelrod [at] (Jessica.axelrod [at]

San Mateo County: Harvey Kaplan  kaplanharvey [at]

Santa Clara County: John Stirling  johnstirling [at]

Solano County: Christina Thomas Christina.g.thomas [at] (Christina.g.thomas [at]

Stanislaus County: Phil Hyden  see above

Tehama County: Sharon Sinclair ssinclair [at] (ssinclair [at]

Yolo County: Angie Vickers  Vickeaj [at]">Vickeaj [at]


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Mental Health

Teen Depression.  Helps teens understand depression and how it differs from regular sadness. Describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.


Residency Programs

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco

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Specialty Societies

American Cancer Society

American Dental Association

American Diabetes Society

American Heart Association

Society of Pediatric Anesthesia


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Immunization Resources


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School Health

SHC Sports Concussion Management Project

Sports Concussion Assessment Form

Sports Concussion Care Plan


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